High-speed passenger trains now run from Ashford International to Paris The first in the fleet of brand new high-speed passenger trains to call at Ashford International was met on the platform on the 3 April by Transport Secretary Chris Grayling ...

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Next Architects design the landscape for 24km of road works in Friesland, Netherlands Construction of the N356 De Centrale As, a highway connecting the N31 south of Burgum with the Dokkum ring road, is a unique project which Next Architects were ...

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China's Shanghai-Nantong Yangtze River Bridge built using Doka automatic climbing formwork In China's Jiangsu Province, north of Shanghai, work is in progress on what will be the world's biggest cable-stayed bridge, the Shanghai-Nantong Yangtze ...

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Liam Fox launches awards for Best Business Partnership of the Future International Trade Secretary, Dr Liam Fox MP, today launched the GREAT Innovation in Action Awards to find the best partnerships between UK and Asia-Pacific companies. Twelve ...

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Mordialloc Freeway to be upgraded in Australia People in Melbourne’s south-east will get home faster and spend less time stuck in traffic when the new Mordialloc Freeway bypass is upgraded. The Victorian Budget 2018/19 will include Aus $75 milli ...

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Jewson places £8 million order for 500 JCB machines One of the UK’s leading builder’s merchants is investing heavily in its tool hire business with an order for 500 JCB machines worth more than £8 million. Jewson is buying a fleet of JCB’s new f ...

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What would you do if a member of your team had a cardiac arrest? In England, only 8% of people survive a sudden cardiac arrest (SCA). A major contributor behind this statistic is that only 30 - 40% of bystanders intervene upon seeing someone col ...

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Volvo launches six skid steer and compact track loaders The new MC110D, MC115D and MC135D skid steer loaders, and MCT110D, MCT125D and MCT135D compact track loaders offer more strength, greater capacities, and improved safety and operator comfor ...

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Hill Engineering's new TEFRA coupler for mini Excavators set for Hillhead launch Hill Engineering has been designing and manufacturing pioneering excavator attachments since 1994. Up until now the company’s award-winning TEFRA quick couplers wer ...

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Association of Equipment Manufacturers wants more Millennials on the Jobsite Construction has often been considered one of the last industries to embrace technology. That is starting to change, however, as construction companies look for new way ...

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Keyline team uses pedal power to cycle Scotland in aid of Prostate Cancer UK A group of staff, suppliers and customers from heavy building materials supplier Keyline are gearing up to take on the challenge of cycling from its Dumfries branch to ...

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Volvo Construction launches new rigid hauler range Volvo Construction Equipment unveiled its new range of Volvo-branded rigid hauler to customers and dealers at the company’s Motherwell facility in Scotland. All eyes were on the new range of Vol ...

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ALE bespoke lifting system saves time and money on Thames Tideway Project ALE has completed the second phase of work on the Thames Tideway project in London, UK with the use of a time and cost-saving lifting system. The work was completed on beh ...

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Self-healing metal oxides developed by MIT could protect against corrosion An ultrathin layer of aluminum oxide, though solid, can flow like a liquid instead of cracking. Researchers have found that a solid oxide protective coating for metals ca ...

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Innovations that will bring construction equipment costs down The cost of owning a machine is much more than just the initial purchase price. As soon as the engine is started, construction equipment operating costs start to mount up. So knowing ...

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Ancient Maori comb fragments found during New Zealand road construction The teeth of a pre-European ceremonial wooden comb, a Maori heru, have been discovered during earthworks on the Huntly section of the Waikato Expressway. This find was made ...

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Galliford Try sets to work upgrading Rugby with signalisation and roadworks Galliford Try has secured a £3.7m contract to improve the Coton Arches roundabout in Rugby, Warwickshire. The scheme will involve signalising the roundabout and providin ...

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HiQ and Ammann develop Q Point open digital platform for the construction industry Austrian construction process specialist hiQ solutions GmbH is joining forces with the Ammann Group’s Digital Products team to create Q Point: the brand name for ...

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Drax Power Station calls in Volvo Construction Equipment to handle Fly Ash A Volvo L120H and a L150H have been supplied to Rail Freight Services on a long term contract for Lytag, handling pulverized fuel ash (Fly Ash) at Drax power station near ...

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Ammann APR Plate Compactor reduce unwanted vibration Ammann is introducing updated hand guides on it’s current APR Reversible Vibratory Plate Compactors, reducing unwanted vibration to its lowest levels yet. A new mounting for the guide handle i ...

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New York’s JC Smith awarded Minnich Manufacturing dealership Minnich Manufacturing, the leading manufacturer of concrete dowel pin drills, concrete vibrators and vibrator monitoring systems celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2018, has added New ...

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Cape Verde to host first SINN Power wave energy project With the signed agreement between SINN Power and Fazenda de Camarão, SINN Power is all set to begin the company’s first commercial wave energy project on Cape Verde. For hundreds of years, ...

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Ammann Australia expands Solid growth has led Ammann Australia to relocate its headquarters, warehouse and training centre to better serve its customers in the region. The facility was moved from Narangba to a new location about 10 km north in C ...

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Safer roads to beat the holiday traffic The Easter break is traditionally a time when the UK population hit the roads to visit friends and family, or just take a hard-earned break from work. This year will likely be no different with drivers exp ...

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STRABAG awarded tunnelling contract for Sirius Minerals Yorkshire Polyhalite Project Sirius Minerals Plc. has hired the European construction group STRABAG SE to build an approx. 13 km tunnel section for the underground transport system of the W ...

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Sacyr Mutu-Ya-Kevela School project opened by President of Angola The President of the Republic of Angola, Joao Manuel Gonçalves Lourenço, has inaugurated the Liceo Mutu-Ya-Kevela School in Luanda following the comprehensive rehabilitation under ...

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Ammann trench roller features ACEecon Intelligent Compaction System The system, ACEecon, eliminates guesswork by measuring compaction progress in real time. The information is communicated to the operator via an LED display on top of the machine ...

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Archaeology on Highways England project shines light on 6000 years of history A Roman trade distribution centre, an abandoned medieval village and three prehistoric monuments are among nationally significant archaeology discoveries uncovered by ...

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Balfour Beatty awarded £47m overhead line works in Scotland Balfour Beatty, the international infrastructure group, has been awarded two contracts worth c. £47m for the Fort Augustus to Fort William 132kV Transmission Reinforcement project. Both ...

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Ringway secures 10 year maintenance services contract across the Bracknell Forest Ringway has been awarded a one-year extension to its term service contract in Bracknell Forest. The yearly extension is the third in succession and added to the or ...

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